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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by bagman, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. rstucke

    rstucke Well-Known Member

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    IGA but the sargents pies are in inedible
     
  2. Grantus

    Grantus Well-Known Member

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    “Big Ben”, was the big square pie to eat - big on pastry, big on meat…………… if you believe the ads! :rolleyes:
     
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  3. Kazz

    Kazz Well-Known Member

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    “The Great Australian Taste”. Four and Twenty are pretty good too !!
     
  4. oldman

    oldman Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Making Shanghais…….and trying to hit milk bottles…..
    In Sydney they were called slingshots.
    Great fun trying to get a rock to make that ricochet sound off a road or concrete surface…..
    Wouldn’t go anywhere without my “shangy ” as a kid….
    Cheers,
    Mark
     
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  5. Luckyphil

    Luckyphil Well-Known Member

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    Along with lots of other fun stuff like skid boards they were banned when I was a kid but didnt stop us making them.
     
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  6. Barry

    Barry Well-Known Member

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  7. MAP77

    MAP77 Well-Known Member

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    There was one in the shop next door to us, we would watch the big boys play these for hours
     
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  8. MAP77

    MAP77 Well-Known Member

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  9. MAP77

    MAP77 Well-Known Member

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    I think we used to mix too much - very tangy!
     
  10. oldman

    oldman Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That’s the bulk size container…….
    We only ever had the pull top, sealed can size…..once it was gone we had to wait another week.
    Cheers,
    Mark
     
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  11. oldman

    oldman Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Mamod steam engines ……
    I was given one for my tenth birthday….kept me occupied for years !
    Wish I’d hung on to it o_O
    Cheers,
    Mark
     
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  12. wombatventures

    wombatventures Well-Known Member

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    Wasn't that long ago I found it in a supermarket. Inside the last 10 years.
     
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  13. oldman

    oldman Super Moderator Staff Member

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  14. Ijam

    Ijam Active Member

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    I had a mamod steam roller great present wonders what my daughter would say if I got one for her son , Fire, steam mentholated spirit , now go out some and play .
     
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  15. bagman

    bagman Well-Known Member

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    5c a game , ironically the 5c piece has survived some what , haven’t seen much coin the last 18 mths ...:D
     
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  16. bagman

    bagman Well-Known Member

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    Who else was told as kid , put your hand up there and you will come out the other side very skinny ...
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  17. rstucke

    rstucke Well-Known Member

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    That happened to me
    mum couldn't work out how the roller worked (no dad). I was home so played with the New washing machine, pulled on levers finally got the wringer to work ( I was 9)
    When mum came home from work I showed her how, pointed at the rollers (turning) they garbed my hand and away they went. Luckily the newer version of machine sprung the housing open when it got to my elbow
     
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  18. bagman

    bagman Well-Known Member

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    :eek: So my parents weren’t kidding ... and I thought it would be armless .. glad you survived that .
     
  19. oldman

    oldman Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Making and flying kites !
    Used to spend hours in the pursuit of the perfect kite design.
    Both our boys learned as they grew up, however I don’t see many home made kites these days…..
    Cheers,
    Mark
     
  20. MAP77

    MAP77 Well-Known Member

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